Step into Christmas in style this year, with Siem Reap’s festive offerings for everyone to enjoy. Siem Reap embraces the traditions of this special time of year, adopting customs from the home countries of its many visitors from around the world. Enjoy visits from Santa Claus himself, stunning Christmas tree displays, colourful decorations, all our favourite treats and many tantalising new flavours to discover. With so many seasonal celebrations, from gala dinners and extravagant parties to elegant fine dining and family-friendly fun, you’ll wish it could be Christmas every day!

🎀 Looking for gift ideas? Throughout this festive month, you can select gifts for loved ones from a collection of monogrammable holiday accessories at the exclusive Personalization Gift Shop at T Galleria by DFS, Angkor. 🎁

Christmas Eve – Le Grand Buffet de Noel
Taste extravagant dishes, such as Brittany Oysters, Alaska King Crab and Korubuta Pork loin along with free-flowing Prosecco throughout the evening. Live music and a visit from Santa Claus will keep the whole family smiling.

When: December 24, from 6pm
Cost: $85++ Buffet. $95++ Buffet with free-flow Prosecco. $40++ for children under 12.
Reservations: Booking form
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Christmas Eve Dinner by Eric Berrigaud
Indulge in this spectacular six-course dinner! The fusion festive set menu, imagined by French Chef, Eric Berrigaud, includes Royal Lobster sushi and Oscietra Caviar, Motoyaki oysters and Miso mayonnaise. Live entertainment will be provided by guitarist Diego Dimarques.

When: December 24, from 6pm
Cost: $120++ six course dinner including a glass of Taittinger Champagne and wine pairing
Reservations: Booking form
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Christmas Day – Le Brunch de Noel
Experience flavours from around the world and enjoy live cooking stations serving braised Australian beef short rib, Foie Gras, the traditional Christmas turkey and free-flow of Taittinger Champagne. A duet will be there to entertain guests in true Christmas spirit.

When: December 25, 12 noon until 3pm
Cost: $55++ brunch only, $90++ Brunch with free-flow Taittinger Champagne,
house wines, local beer and soft drinks. $27.50 for children under 12.
Reservations: Booking form
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The Night Before Christmas
Usher in the most wonderful day of the year at our famous Christmas Eve Buffet. Enjoy all your seasonal favourites at a festive free-flow buffet, spread over 3 restaurants, with live cooking stations.

When: December 24, 6pm – 11pm
Cost: $140 nett per person. Additional $30 nett for free-flow Champagne
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A Festive Brunch
Celebrate with family, friends and loved ones while enjoying a magical free-flow brunch, spread over 3 restaurants, complete with live cooking stations and all your seasonal favourites. 

When: December 25, 12 noon – 3pm
Cost: $90 nett per person with free flow beer, wine and soft drinks. Add $30 nett for free-flow Champagne or add $45 nett for free-flow Rosé Champagne
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Reservations: 063 963 888 or email

Christmas Eve Dinner
This thoughtfully designed 5-course set menu inspired by the festive season is sure to delight. Each main ingredient comes from organic and local produce. A visit from Santa Claus completes the evening, so bring your camera to capture the special moments.

When: December 24, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Cost: $98++ per person (food only). Supplementary beverage packages available.
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Christmas Day Dinner
Roast turkey, Christmas ham, cheeses, Stollen and Yule log cakes are just a few of the highlights of this festive celebration in The Dining Room. Santa Claus will make his rounds to ensure everyone is having a good time.

When: December 25, 6.30pm – 10.30pm
Cost: $98++ per person (food only). Supplementary beverage packages available.
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Reservations: 063 21 1234 or email

Celebrate Christmas Eve in paradise at Navutu Dreams Resort! The evening will take its inspiration from ‘Indochina’ with a traditional showcase of Cambodian dance performances as well as a captivating musical performance. Be ready to see an Apsara dance, one of the highest art forms in Cambodia and be serenaded with a soothing traditional Cambodian music. Tantalize your taste buds with an appetizing menu of delights featuring the best of Asian and International cuisines.

Make it a truly unforgettable Christmas with Navutu Dreams’ overnight packager for US$310++, including room, breakfast & Christmas gala dinner for two.

When: December 24
Cost: $70++ per person
Reservations: +855 63 964 864 or
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Begin your Christmas Eve with a 45 minutes ‘Wine-Down’ cocktail reception. Afterwards, enjoy delicacies selected for this special four-course menu at the resort’s fine dining restaurant, The Stage 1960s.

When: December 24, 7pm until late
Cost: $88++ per person
Reservations: 069 285 888 / 069 411 77 or
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These inspired offerings include holiday staples like turkey and pumpkin, prepared with fresh Cambodian ingredients and spices, creating unique flavours not to be missed. The wine pairing option includes French wines from the Pays D’Oc.

When: Christmas Eve from 6pm and Christmas Day lunch
Cost: $40 per person, or $50 per person with wine pairing included
Reservations: 015 824 888
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Celebrate memories with friends with a tempting six-course menu at Khéma Angkor. Try Pacific Oyster with salmon roe, terrine de fois gras and roasted pigeon with fondant potato and broccoli gratin. You will be able to choose our rooftop with a live band or in our cozy aircon area.

When: Christmas Eve from 6pm
Cost: $50++ per person, or $65++ per person with wine pairing included
Reservations: Reserve online
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Christmas Eve Dinner
Diners will be welcomed to this celebration dinner with a Kir Royal before sitting down to enjoy a five-course menu featuring Alaska Scallop served with Cambodian flowers and grilled duck breast, ending with a strawberry and chocolate delicacy.

While indulging in our delicacies, don’t forget to watch the unique and magical Apsara dance performance; a classical Khmer performance art inspired by the water and cloud spirit of Hindu and Buddhist mythology.

When: December 24, from 6pm
Cost: $45 (children under 12 pay half price)
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Christmas Day Lunch
Christmas Day calls for a fabulous lunch or dinner for all the family, which culminates in a dessert of Christmas fruit tart served with Brandy ice cream. A house cocktail is also included.

When: December 25, lunchtime
Cost: $20 (children under 12 pay half price, under 7s go free)
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Reservations: 063 965 600 or

Rock the Holidays at Hard Rock Cafe Angkor with resident band Rockstorm showcasing all the Christmas and 80s Songs from 8pm till late.

When: December 24, from 8pm
Cost: Order your favourite food and beverages from the menu
Reservations: 063 963 964 or Email:
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Enjoy a mouth-watering Christmas Eve BBQ Buffet with the whole family, with a glass of sparkling wine on arrival, followed by a Christmas buffet, featuring festive favourites such as roast turkey and Christmas log cake. Santa will bring gifts for the little ones.

When: December 24, from 7pm
Cost: $25, children under 12 half price and under 6s go free
Reservations: 063 968 456 or
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Celebrate the perfect Christmas enjoying free flow wine, beer and juice to accompany your poolside Christmas Eve dinner. Live performances and lucky draws are planned for your entertainment.

To reserve the hotel’s special overnight package for $312, which includes daily buffet breakfast for two people, poolside Christmas Eve dinner for two people and 20% off food and non alcoholic beverages (50% off for children under 12) free kids club access and a complimentary ice cream, contact the hotel direct.

When: December 24, 8pm – 10pm
Cost: $65 per person
Reservations: 063 968 888
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Choose from a sumptuous set menu in Ember restaurant, including Kep crab bisque and traditional turkey platter, or a deluxe interactive buffet in Spice Circle Restaurant, featuring Pacific oysters, a flambee station serving seafood delights and a surf and turf station. Live music will be sure to complete the ambience.

When: 7.30pm on both Christmas Eve and Christmas Day
Cost: $240 per person for either the set menu or buffet.
More Info: 063 963 390

Upon return from a day of exploration, give in to temptation and treat yourself to a special Christmas Day Afternoon Tea, served in the gardens of Amansara.

When: December 25 (Confirm timing on reservation)
Cost: $55++ ($20++ per child). Excludes alcoholic beverages.
Reservations: 063 760 333
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Clare Lawrence is a long-time expat, originally from England, with six years in the UAE under her belt as well as over two years here in Siem Reap. She has written on expat life, saving money, holidaying with children and budget travel for a number of magazines and websites, including